Getting a job or doing an internship while you are still in school is an excellent way to gain professional experience, develop skills, and establish professional contacts. Finding a student job or an internship requires organization and preparation.
In order to maximize your chances of quickly finding employment or an internship that corresponds to your criteria, you must organize your job search. Find out how to do this in the Organize Your Job Search section.
The Online Placement website is an excellent tool designed to help you find a student job or paid internship.
On this website you can do the following:
See the Online Placement site.
Note: Remember to reactivate your file every year.
In order to apply for a job, you need to have at hand at least a résumé and a cover letter. Find out how to prepare these documents in the Tools for Job Hunters section.
To learn about job prospects, wages, and job descriptions relating to a given trade or occupation, see the Explore a trade or occupation section on the LMI Online website.
You can obtain contact information for businesses that might have a job for you from the Find a business section on the LMI Online website.
Useful information on job hunting for students is also available on our Facebook page Emploi étudiant au Québec (French only), including the following posts (French only):
You can join the Québec civil service and get a student job for the summer or a part-time job while you're in school, do an internship in your field of study, and even find a job when you finish school.
See the Working in the Civil Service page.
Many businesses hire students at various stages of their studies for paid internships, part-time employment, and summer jobs.
See the Working in the Private Sector page.